Virginia Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License

The Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License allows you to do the following work:

  • Repair, construct, and install conventional onsite sewage systems

How to Get the Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License in Virginia?

  1. In order to apply, the candidate must meet one of the following qualifications:
  2. Qualification 1
    • Prerequisites
      • Be an employee, owner, director, or officer of a properly licensed contractor with a sewage disposal system (SDS)
    • Education requirements
      • Have 20 hours of training approved by the board covering basic installation of conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems
    • Documented qualifying experience
      • Have one year of full-time experience installing conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems, verified by one or more of the following:
        • Onsite soil evaluator
        • Onsite sewage system installer
        • Professional Engineer
        • Onsite soil evaluator
  3. Qualification 2
    • Prerequisites
      • Be an employee, owner, director, or officer of a properly licensed contractor with a sewage disposal system (SDS) specialty
    • No education required
    • Documented qualifying experience
      • Have two years of full-time experience installing conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems, verified by one or more of the following:
        • Onsite soil evaluator
        • Onsite sewage system installer
        • Professional Engineer
        • Authorized onsite soil evaluator
  4. Qualification 3
    • Prerequisites
      • Be an interim conventional onsite sewage system installer or journeyman onsite sewage system installer license
    • Education requirement
      • Have 20 hours of training approved by the board covering basic installation of conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems
    • Documented qualifying experience
      • Have two years of full-time experience installing conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems, verified by:
        • Onsite soil evaluator
        • Onsite sewage system installer
        • Professional Engineer
        • Authorized onsite soil evaluator
  5. Qualification 4
    • Prerequisites
      • Be an interim conventional onsite sewage system installer journeyman onsite sewage system installer license
    • No education requirements
    • Documented qualifying experience
      • Have three years of full-time experience installing conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems, verified by one or more of the following:
        • Onsite soil evaluator
        • Onsite sewage system installer
        • Professional engineer
        • Authorized onsite soil evaluator
  6. Fill out the experience verification form and attach it to the license application
  7. Send these documents to the DPORBoard for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals:
    9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
    Richmond, Virginia 23233-1485
    (804) 367-8595
    Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
  8. After being approved by the board, apply for the PSI© exam
    • If applying online:
      1. Sign in or create an account in PSI©
      2. Fill out the requested information
      3. Schedule and pay for the test
    • If applying by phone:
  9. After passing the test, expect the license via mail to the registered address

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Virginia Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License Exam

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Virginia Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 75
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 56 Questions
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Sewage System Installation (21)
      • Conveyance
      • Dispersal
      • Distribution
      • Watershed protection
      • Pipes & fittings
      • Tank installation
    • Operating and Maintaining Equipment (8)
      • Electronic testing equipment
      • Flow distribution devices (valves, etc.)
      • Lifting equipment
      • Tanks and infrastructure
      • Pumps, controls, electrical
    • Security & Safety Procedures (9)
      • Pathogens
      • Personal protective equipment
      • Transportation
      • Trench Safety
      • Confined space entry
      • Lock-out/tag-out
      • Emergency plans
    • General Science and Mathematical Principles (7)
      • Mathematics
        • Basic arithmetic
        • Unit conversion
        • Use of formulas
      • Measurement principles
      • Mechanical principles
      • Principles of electricity
    • Administrative Knowledge and Procedures (8)
      • Recordkeeping
      • Monitoring/reporting requirements
    • Laws and Regulations (22)
      • Standard practices for quality
      • State laws relating to licensure
      • Health department regulations
    • PSI© Master Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer Official Content Outline

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